Young Boy Hurt in Hit-and-Run Accident near R Street

MERCED, CA (February 11, 2022) – Authorities are investigating the hit-and-run on 19th Street that injured a 12-year-old boy, Saturday evening.

According to investigators, a white Honda Accord struck a boy crossing with a group of kids just before 6:00 p.m., near R and 19th Street.

Upon impact, the driver did not stop and fled the scene without rendering aid to the young victim.

Eventually, medical responders arrived at the scene and transported the 12-year-old to a hospital with an injured ankle.

Merced Officials are asking anyone with information to contact the Merced Police Department.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


When involved in a hit-and-run accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet James. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. Their attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury and wrongful death. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available through email, text message, and online chat 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. To request a police report, click here.

For more accident news, click here.

LA Weekly